Sainte Croix is a 132MW hydro power project. It is located on Verdon river/basin in Provence-Alpes-Cote dAzur, France. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 1971 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1974. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is currently owned by Electricite de France with a stake of 100%.

Sainte Croix is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 761 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 77m. The project generated 142 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 1 turbine with 86MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1971 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1974.

Contractors involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 1 unit of pump turbine with 59MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 1 electric generator for the project. The generator capacity is 64 MVA.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 1 electric generator for the project. The generator capacity is 95 MVA.

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This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.